Welcome to the CASSS Discussion Groups

Discussion Groups are intended to enable the local area community of industry, academic and regulatory professionals to meet and share ideas and experiences, thereby working together to resolve scientific challenges in the field of biopharmaceutical development and regulation. The CASSS Discussion Groups are your opportunity to meet others who understand what you do, in an informal setting, and exchange new ideas. Discussion group currently take place virtually and in-person in North America: DC Area and North Carolina and Europe: The Netherlands.

Upcoming Programs

Role of Risk Assessment in Advanced Technologies | September 14, 2022 11:00 - 12:30 EDT

Talks in this DC Discussion Group will describe some of these experiences and efforts by industry and regulators to better ensure the quality of biological products. Jean-Pol Cassart, from GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals s.a/n.v, Belgium and Kevin Carrick from US Pharmacopeia, USA will discuss the role of risk assessment in advanced technologies; a panel discussion with live attendee interaction will follow. This virtual discussion group is free to attend, but you must register in advance. Registration will close September 13, 2022.

Lab Automation | New Date Announced -  6 October, 2022 17:00-19:00 CET

Join us for the return of in-person meetings of the NLab Discussion Group. This program will focus on Lab Automation and will include an inside look at the processes being used at the Leiden University Medical Center lab. Come prepared to discuss how your own labs are approaching automation and what challenges you are facing. Registration will close 5 October 2022.


Register Now for DC Discussion Group     Register Now for Netherlands Discussion Group

Come prepared to turn on your camera and microphone!  You will be able to interact directly with the speakers as well as network with other attendees during the meeting. CASSS Discussion Groups use Remo to ensure maximum interaction during these programs. Remo is an interactive event platform that runs right in your browser, no downloads required. Specific access information will be sent to you in the days leading up to the meeting. If you are unsure if this system will work on your computer, you can run a system check ahead of the meeting by clicking here: https://geartest.remo.co.

Past Event Videos

  • CASSS Moments: CASSS Forums Leading Scientific Discussion Over the Years

  • CASSS Moments: Discovering Hot Topics for Regulators

  • CASSS Moments: Regulatory Differences: Managing Products Globally

  • CASSS Moments: Scientific Discussions Addressing Real-Time Issues

  • Knowledge Sharing: Committee Member Taro Fujimori Shares His CASSS CMC Strategy Forum Experience